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Poster: billbarstad Date: Jan 2, 2011 2:54pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: British films p.d. after 50 years?

Make Mine a Million (1959) - Registered

Type of Work: Motion Picture
Registration Number / Date: PA0000334990 / 1986-11-12
Title: Make mine a million / an Elstree Independent Film production ; produced by John Baxter ; directed by Lance Comfort.
Imprint: [U. K.] : Distributed by British Lion Films, c1958.
Description: 2 film reels (82 min.) : sd., b&w ; 16 mm.
Notes: Based on a story by Jack Francis.
Cast: Kenneth Connor, Dermot Walsh, Martin Benson et al.
Copyright Claimant: Jack Hylton Film Productions, Ltd.
Date of Creation: 1958
Date of Publication: 1959-03-02
Date in Notice: notice: 1958.
Authorship on Application: Jack Hylton Film Productions, Ltd., employer for hire.

Names: Baxter, John
Comfort, Lance
Francis, Jack
Elstree Independent Film
Jack Hylton Film Productions, Ltd.

Can't tell if this is the soundtrack, but there is a renewal for the music.

Type of Work: Music
Registration Number / Date: RE0000359778 / 1986-10-21
Renewal registration for: PA0000334990 / 1959-03-02 (in notice: 1958)
Title: Make mine a million. By Jack Hylton Film Productions, Ltd.
Copyright Claimant: Cannon Screen Entertainment, Ltd. (PWH)
Copyright Note: C.O. correspondence.

Variant title: Make mine a million.
Names: Jack Hylton Film Productions, Ltd.
Cannon Screen Entertainment, Ltd.

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The Siralee (1957) - besides the book, one song from the movie was renewed, which shouldn't keep the movie in copyright.

Type of Work: Music
Registration Number / Date: RE0000259227 / 1985-09-27
Renewal registration for: EFO000052420 / 1957-05-24
Title: Shiralee. From the picture, the Shiralee. w & m Tommy Steele.
Copyright Claimant: Tommy Steele (A)

Variant title: Shiralee
Names: Steele, Tommy